Protein Bars

A good friend of mine and I have had a long-running discussion about bars. Protein bars. Not the alcohol-serving kind (although those are also a source of fairly regular conversation). For the last few years, few weeks have gone by

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Mint chocolate chip cookies recipe

Saying goodbye to friends is sad. Saying goodbye to friends while enjoying treats makes that situation a tiny bit better. A good friend and co-worker recently left work for a great new opportunity (go Molly!) and this called for come celebratory cookies.

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peanut butter cup rice krispy treats recipe

Ok, it might be time to change the name of this blog to Cupcakes, Cardio & Krispies. It seems like 2015 is the year of Rice Krispy treat experiments in my kitchen. But with minimal prep time, no baking required,

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Tips for Running Motivation

Decreased motivation for working out can happen at any time. When it comes to running, I find that the motivation slump tends to hit after you’ve run a race, during the really hot summer months, during the really cold winter months

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Charlestown Cycling Club

I’ve taken a little break in my “tour de Boston spin classes” – my attempt to visit different local studios in and around Boston – but this past weekend I was back at it. At the invitation of my cousin (a recent

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Watertown Police 5K 2015

‘Tis the week to be a runner in Boston. 30,000 super-human people ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and while I wasn’t one of them, I did check off an important running goal of my own: I ran my very first road

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Boston Marathon 2015 Mile 23

Whether it’s rain or shine, a crisp 40 degrees like this year or a balmy 75 like last year, Boston is always a great place to be on Marathon Monday. Whether you’re watching from the Hopkinton starting line, Heartbreak Hill, Copley

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Workout songs for the gym

Playlist getting a little stale? In my experience, boring music makes for a more difficult workout. Keep it fresh! Here are a few new tracks to add to your gym iPod playlist… 5 Workout Songs for the Gym Louder – Style of

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lies-i-tell-while-working-out

There are some days when I hit the gym or head out on a run and I just know it’s going to be great. I’m well-rested, ate the right stuff all day, had just the right amount of (or maybe

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Running sneakers from Nike Custom ID

Apologies for the blogging delinquency. When we begin receiving less than three feet of snow per day, life tends to pick back up for those of us in the northeast! Spring could not be more welcomed after this harrowing winter and

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